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Sat, Jun 24



Summer Family Climbing Day

Bring your family to a free, fun filled day of climbing!

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Summer Family Climbing Day
Summer Family Climbing Day

Time & Location

Jun 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Leadville, 10th Mountain Division Memorial Hwy,, Leadville, CO 80461, USA

About the Event

Eagle County Climbing Coalition is hosting a free family climbing day. Do you have kids that like climbing at the gym and have always wanted to try climbing outdoors? Do your kids love climbing outdoors, but you lack the equipment needed? Are you just curious about the ins and outs of climbing outdoors with kids? Then join us!! Please bring a picnic and your family to spend the day top-roping with us at the Practice Slabs in Camp Hale.


Where: The Camp Hale Practice Slabs are located off the main entrance to Camp Hale. Drive about .8 miles past Nova Guides (heading South) on 10th Mtn Memorial Highway and turn onto Camp Hale Spur 1B (Rd. 716.1b). Drive straight for about .5 miles crossing the little bridge near the abandoned military structure. Make a left-hand turn on Rd. 714.1 and park.

What: Because community outreach and development is one of E.C.C.C.s core missions, we are excited to provide an opportunity for families to come together and spend the day learning about rock climbing. The Practice Slabs are a kid-friendly climbing area with grades mostly under 5.6. Additionally, there is a Forrest Service bathroom at the climbing area and a tipi fort building/play area, making this the perfect spot.

When: The Family Climbing Day will be on Saturday, June 24th. The event starts at 10 a.m. and ends around 4 p.m. There is no registration (though R.S.V.P.s are encouraged), and you are welcome to come and go as you please. Join us anytime during the event and stay as long as you want.

Thank you to Adventure Travel Guides ( for providing the ropes and equipment. Their partnership with E.C.C.C. is greatly appreciated.


Please, if possible, RSVP so we have an idea of how many people will be attending. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at; see you there!

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